Kari Merkl, interior design faculty, exhibits two pieces from her Merkled furniture collection at the Museum of Contemporary Craft through January 2015.
Robert Dupuy, interior design faculty, has been promoted to creative director of Interface Engineering's lighting studio.
Robert has 25 years of experience in lighting design and theatrical consulting. He uses sustainable design practices in enlightened ways and has received several prestigious awards (GE/Edison Award, Illuminating Engineering Society of North America Awards). Robert is the co-author of Oregon lighting regulations for nursing and assisted living facilities and is co-author of Illuminating Engineering Society of North America's RP-28, the national standard for lighting for the elderly.
Sources: The Oregonian, January 24, 2013 and InterfaceEngineering.com